The File Extensions Database


.DZI File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft Corporation
  • Category: Bitmap image Files

What is an .DZI file?

.DZI is PhotoSynth Deep Zoom Image

The dzi file extension is mainly related Microsoft PhotoSynth, a software from Microsoft Live Labs and the University of Washington used for analysis of digital photographs and generation of a three-dimensional model of the photos and a point cloud of a photographed object.

The dzi file contains deep zoom image.


How to open:

You can open and work with these files using Microsoft PhotoSynth.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

How to solve problems with DZI files

  • Associate the DZI file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DZI file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DZI files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DZI file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .DZI is PhotoSynth Deep Zoom Image. Because only the current version supports the latest DZI file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft Corporation manufacturer website after an available .DZI is PhotoSynth Deep Zoom Image update.
  • To make sure that your DZI file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.